KARST, 22 George Place, Stonehouse, Plymouth, PL13NY

A Set of Lines, A Stack of Paper

Installation view

Conceptual and text-based art works have been ongoing subjects of debate with regard to their relationship with the viewer and their seeming lack of visual composition. Jaime Marie Davies reviews A Set of Lines, A Stack of Paper.

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Waterside Contemporary, 2 Clunbury St, London N1 6TT

Nascent States

Installation view

The current exhibition at Waterside Contemporary does not call itself a feminist exhibition. It does not even offer a press release. Just a list of artist's names. No pat answers here. If the viewer wishes to enjoy the sense of an understanding, then the viewer will have to work for it themselves. Review by Beverley Knowles

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Hauser & Wirth, 23 Savile Row, London W1S 2ET

Roni Horn: Butterfly Doubt

Installation view, Roni Horn, Butterfly Doubt, South Gallery, Hauser & Wirth London, 2015

Containing many of the artist’s familiar trademarks and recurrent thematic territories, this exhibition of drawings provides fresh perspective on Roni Horn's more well-known sculptural practice. Review by Will Gresson

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Coleman Project Space, 94 Webster Road, London, SE16 4DF

Charlie Duck: These Sticks

Untitled

'These Sticks' brings together a collection of new paintings, drawings and sculpture by Charlie Duck, produced specifically for Coleman Project Space.

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Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS

Pavel Büchler: (Honest) Work

Evoking both the ‘good works’ of Catholicism and the notion of the Protestant work ethic, we are prompted to consider what might (dis)honest work look like? Would we recognise it? Is it to be found here? Review by Harun Morrison

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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Ida Ekblad

Ida Ekblad KONSTELLASJONER 2015 Scenography Nationaltheatret, Oslo

An exuberant gate, two expressionistic figures hanging from either side, sits across the entrance of the gallery space at Ida Ekblad’s BALTIC solo exhibition. Review by J.D.A Winslow

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Gillett Sqaure, Dalston, London

OPEN SOURCE - Contemporary Arts Festival - May 2-3 2015

OPEN SOURCE is a contemporary arts festival. Its first edition took place in Dalston, London, on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 May 2015. OPEN SOURCE showcases time-based media and live events that engage with mainstream and online cultures, highlighting art as a collaborative process.

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Jack Shainman Gallery, 513 West 20th St. & 524 West 24th St, NY 10011

Yoan Capote: Collective Unconscious

Yoan Capote, Collective Unconscious, installation view at Jack Shainman Gallery, 2015

Born, raised, and still working in Havana, Yoan Capote has delivered the beautiful idiosyncrasies of and within Cuba to a general audience. Review by Shana Beth Mason

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Hollybush Gardens, 1–2 Warner Yard, London EC1R 5EY

Ruth Proctor: Putting it on

Installation view, Hollybush Gardens

Alex Borkowski finds an unusual, light-hearted ambivalence in Proctor’s work which is invested in the success and failure of actions and images.

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Breese Little, 30B Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DU

dark frame / deep field

dark frame / deep field, installation view, Breese Little

The exhibition sets out to examine the shifting role of aesthetics in communicating knowledge of science, space and the universe, taking inspiration from the photographs that NASA used in the 1960s to relay and dramatise the progress and excitement of the space race. Review by Theo Turpin

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Turf Projects Gallery & Workspace, Keeley Road, Croydon CR0 1TF

Tru Luv

Tru Luv, installation view

The teen-text reference of the exhibition’s title puts forward an ostensible sentimentality that is quickly undermined by the works on display. Joseph Constable reviews Tru Luv, the inaugural exhibition at Turf Projects.

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NoguerasBlanchard, Doctor Fourquet 4 28012, Madrid

AXOLOTLISM

Documentation of performance by Oreet Ashery: Cómo matar a un cerdo, 23 May 2015. Performers: Alex de la Croix, Julián Cruz, Nina Paszkowski, and Ana Sáez.

The exhibition 'AXOLOTLISM' takes as its point of departure an enigmatic story by Julio Cortázar, 'Axolotl' (1956), in which the Argentinean writer short-circuited the distance between observer and observee.

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